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Japan parliament hit by China-based cyberattack

Japan parliament hit by China-based cyberattack

Computers in Japan’s lower house of parliament were hit by cyberattacks from a server based in China that left information exposed for at least a month, a report said Tuesday. Passwords and other information could have been compromised in the […]


For US Navy, Asia is crucial priority: admiral

For US Navy, Asia is crucial priority: admiral

The US Navy views the Asia-Pacific region as a top strategic priority even as it faces possible budget cuts that could curtail other global missions, the naval chief said Wednesday. With China’s clout rising and its military might expanding, President […]


Taiwan needs newer fighter jets, free trade agreement with U.S.: says Congresswoman

Taiwan needs newer fighter jets, free trade agreement with U.S.: says Congresswoman

The United States should sell more advanced fighter jets to Taiwan to ensure its security, and sign a free trade agreement with the island, said U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL.), who chairs the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. “Taiwan remains […]


Getting Serious About Taiwan’s Air Power Needs

Getting Serious About Taiwan’s Air Power Needs

Under the clear terms of the Taiwan Relations Act, the U.S. is obligated to make available the hardware and services necessary for Taiwan’s defense. This obligation is a critical component of U.S. policy in the Western Pacific, as it ensures […]


Taiwan president mulls peace treaty with China

Taiwan president mulls peace treaty with China

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Monday suggested the island should consider signing a peace treaty with China within the coming decade, formally ending a civil war that has actually been over since 1949. A peace treaty is widely considered one of […]


US worries over China’s underground nuclear network

US worries over China’s underground nuclear network

A leading US lawmaker who fears budget cuts could delay modernizing the US nuclear arsenal voiced concern Friday about an extensive tunnel complex designed to house Chinese nuclear missiles. “This network of tunnels could be in excess of 5,000 kilometers […]


Taiwan plans missile deployment in disputed islands

Taiwan plans missile deployment in disputed islands

Taiwan’s defence minister has backed a plan to deploy advanced missiles in the South China Sea over concerns that rival claimants to disputed islands are building up their arms, a legislator said Thursday. Kao Hua-chu endorsed a proposal passed by […]


Conflict with China: Prospects, Consequences, and Strategies for Deterrence

Conflict with China: Prospects, Consequences, and Strategies for Deterrence

This paper presents some scenarios that, if they were to come to pass, could result in military conflict with China over the next thirty years. The authors begin by exploring different plausible sources of conflict — whether it be the […]


PLA Air Force Denies Rumors of Experimental Jet Crash

PLA Air Force Denies Rumors of Experimental Jet Crash

On Oct. 9, Chinese air force authorities denied all rumor circulating online about the crash of a J-10B aircraft during a test flight in Xi’an Recently, a rumor spread online that a Chinese J-10 jet fighter crashed during a test […]


 
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